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FOX News
Aug 5, 2009 6:00pm EDT
by the national captioning institute ---www.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report," the obama administration asks for your help in fighting off misinformation about the healthcare plan. we'll look at how reform legislation could be derailed by the most divisive political issue, abortion. we'll examine the events that led up to today's tearful reunion of journalists released from captivity and hugo chavez beats the drums of war over u.s. troop movement in south america. all that plus the all-star panel, right here, right now. bret: welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. breaking news within the last few minutes. a federal jury has found former louisiana democratic congressman william jefferson guilty of bribery. this case is best known, you may remember, with the $90,000 federal agents found in his freezer. national correspondent catherine herridge joins us live with details. >> according to reports we are receiving from the federal courthouse in alex an dree ya, the former congressman has been found guilty of 11 of the charges against him, including bribery, in one of the most notorious tria
FOX News
Aug 4, 2009 6:17pm EDT
. bret: a new york prosecutor says a long island mother who killed herself and 70thers in a wrong-way crash was drunk and using marijuana. one popular magazine has found that texting while driving is more dangerous than being drunk. catherine herridge reports that what to do about it has become a front burner issue. >> the transportation secretary got right to the point. >> if it were up to me, i would ban drivers from texting immediately. >> whether it's train drivers texting, blamed for the death of 25 in a california cash last year, or those behind the wheel checking e-mail, a summit will bring together members of congress, transportation safety experts and academics to tackle the problem. >> the bottom line is we need to put an end to unsafe cell phone use, typing on blackberries, and other activities that require drivers to take their eyes off the road and their focus away from driving. >> a recent study by virginia tech's tans pore tation institute concludes that just dialing a cell phone increases the risk of a accident sixfold. also, truckers who text are 23 times more lik
FOX News
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
.ncicap.org--- bret: next on "special report, " bill clinton is expected to leave north korea with the two journalists who have been sentenced to ten years. now the cash for clunkers program, does the president want to take away your employer-provided health insurance? we report. you decide, and the push to do something about a dangerous trend that could be more deadly than drunken driving. all that, plus the fox all-stars, right here, right now. >> welcome to washington. i'm bret baier. former president bill clinton's surprise trip to north korea has resulted in the pardon of two journalists convicted of crimes against the communist nation. laura ling and union that ling had -- and euna lee had been sentenced to ten years of hard labor. instead, they are expected to get a ride home with bill clinton in comfort. >> u.s. officials said the plan to have former president bill clinton secure the release of the two american journalists was negotiated before he landed, and at the airport, he was greeted by north korea's top leaders, including its lead nuclear negotiator, but the white house insisted this wa
CBS
Aug 4, 2009 4:30am EDT
sometimes it is better to pay with cash. >> reporter: bret's family enjoyed their vacation getaway. most flew for free. >> i used about tension trip trips with my miles. fantastic. >> the value of frequent fliers miles is falling. they crunched the numbers and found it is a waste on certain flights. >> it is only worth it to use it on flights that cost $300 or more. >> reporter: fortunately taking a trip with frequent flier miles is a challenge. according to web fly.com, travelers are most likely to are have success with southwest airlines, followed by u.s. airways at 67%. but to get the flight you want, book early and be flexible with your travel dates. if you don't have enough miles to travel, most allow family and friends to transfer to one another. but that can be costly, too. so check the airlines rules and what happens to your miles if the airline goes bankrupt. >> if it is a major carrier your frequent flier program will be bout by another airline and you won't lose your miles. >> for bret a widely used frequent account is a great thtoannoand wusa9.com. >>> and here's another tip
FOX News
Aug 29, 2009 8:00pm EDT
great great champ ran children and their children end up having them play against bret hart's family tree. bret fire comes back again. this guy, every time i think he's out, he owes me back in. you look at bret fire and they should -- the green bay packers will not retire his number four jersey they think they should retire the number four matches from the green bay packers are the nfl but from the entire numerical system. just replace it with the word far. so now it's 1235 what's your favorite number i do note 4000 with your favorite holiday the fire of july. speaking of crust over a lot of different sports. a person who talks about getting into politics, getting out of the sports arena is charles barclay. if charles barclay announced for governor of alabama what would it sound like. >> i would say this, don't drink and drive. that's a good way to start building a knucklehead here about your fellow citizens. it's good. it's important to love each other and that's what it's about knucklehead listeners. i like berkeley because it's all based on the word terrible but it doesn't say ter
FOX News
Aug 4, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. how do you want to distribute the cupcakes with greta: by the way, it is also our colleague bret baier's birthday -- distribute the cup dates? -- cupcakes? well, we are hearing president obama has a special birthday wish, and it does not involve his vice president. and it's a turn for the better. ♪ i'm cool like that, i'm cool like that ♪ [ female announcer ] tide coldwater. it's specially formulated to clean in cold better than the other brand does in warm. ♪ cool like that and by washing in cold, you can save up to $10 on your energy bill with every 100 oz bottle. and that's cool. tide coldwater. get out of the old and into the cold. ♪ i'm cool like that most people try to get rid of algae, and we're trying to grow it. the algae are very beautiful. they come in blue or red, golden, green. algae could be converted into biofuels... that we could someday run our cars on. in using algae to form biofuels, we're not competing with the food supply. and they absorb co2, so they help solve the greenhouse problem, as well. we're making a big commitment to finding out... just how much a
FOX News
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
to washington. i'm chris wallace in for bret baier. the obama administration's cash for clunkers program is looking for a $2 billion refill. the senate is expected to vote before it goes on august recess whether to approve more money for rebates that have encouraged tens of thousands of people to trade in their own gas guzzlers for new more fuel efficient cars. white house correspondent wendell goler is live with an update. good evening, wendell. >> chris, this legislation passed by a 3-1 margin in the house an harry reid is confident he has the votes to pass it in the senate but lawmakers are spending hours debating amendments they know will be rejected just to get their objections on the record before they go home for the august break. as of yesterday, the clunkers program had burned through three-quarters of the billion dollars congress initially appropriated, suggesting the original $4 billion authorization the house wanted was a closer estimate of the program's appeal and its cost. gp was the big winner with 17.8 p% of the cash for clunkers car sales. >> it has been a madhouse, peop
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 4:00pm EDT
, a local hospital test as new vaccine to prevent the recurrence of brets cancer. >> and the help wanted sign goes on " >>> here's some. top stories making news on the web today. >> a court appointed trust see keeping tabs on what bernard madoff's wife is spending. she can't spend more than $100 without tell tells the truth at the. the move follows bernie madoff's conviction for running a ponzi scheme. ruth madoff has not been charged, but was forced to leeft couple's upscale apartment. >>> a bizarre series of burglars in boston has police on alert. a man walked in to an unlocked apartment and stole a laptop computer but not before stripping off his clothes. investigators say after fleeing the apartment complex, blow into a nearby house and did the same thing. the manager of apartment building isn't sure who the intruder got in, but said the locks have since been changed. >>> a dog was missing a for nine years is finally reunited with its other than. muffy was found more than 1200 miles away from her home in australia on a scrap of cardboard in a backyard in melbourne. muffy apparently h
MSNBC
Aug 17, 2009 5:00pm EDT
is expecting twins. bret lieberman is a close friend of sergeant cahir. they worked together. we don't do this enough. this guy was like us in a way but better. i mean, he was a journalist. he ran for office. tell me about your friend. this guy just got killed in afghanistan. >> yeah. he wasn't like us in the sense that he didn't like to be on the sidelines. everything he did he wanted to change something, be involved. he didn't want to just cover the news at a school. he went to work on the hill. he wanted to change things. he worked for ted kennedy there. he became a journalist. he serves the community. he really cared about the communities he covered. just completely dedicated to the facts. after 9/11 like aa lot of people he was touched by what happened. wanted to make a difference but he didn't want to just cover it. he wanted to be actively making a difference. felt the best way to do that was join the marines and he was 34 at the time. >> he had to push the age thing. >> he had to get a waiver, get permission, and, you know, he had to give up a career. he was a reservist, i was abl
FOX News
Aug 18, 2009 11:00am EDT
of the fans. the last thing i want to tell you about, in wisconsin, remember how bret favre said he was ready to play football -- we just have confirmed that he is on his way, on a flight to the minnesota vikings. if all goes well in a perfect world, his agent says, he will sign. can you imagine having to walk across the border in viking country and see him where a viking uniform? where has the world on? jon: some pretty troubling passport camera from minneapolis. it is leading to an investigation. the tape shows daryl dinkins being pulled over for a traffic stop. a whole bunch of cops are punching and kicking him and even pulled out eight taser at one point. the police chief and minneapolis says there is a cause for concern, but they stopped short of saying what they did. he was pulled over why? >> he said he was at a stoplight. >> so they get out of the car, and declined is taken down and five other officers show up? >> that is right. it proceeded to punch and kick and elbow him. jon: i guess the question is, what did he say or do? for some time, they said, it does look good, but some time
MSNBC
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
that happened with columbia back in 20 2003 when it was bret down by foam that knocked a hole in the left wing. they want to make sure nothing like this happens on a mission going up. if they should, they have the safe haven you know of the space station to await coming back. again, they want to make sure they have this under control if they can. they have asked to look at what it means if they take another hard look at it because of a remote robotic ship coming up by the japanese to the space station and a crew change by the russians, it will be october before they can launch "discovery." >> let me ask you about something else, they are talking about $15 million to send commercial passengers to space. how real is this? >> it can't be real right now. usa know, you've been here, covered the stuff. $50 million doesn't buy a tank of gas. there's a lot of study going onna lot of flights taking place by commercial enterprise. they should be, and they will get there, but they are not there now. what we have going right now was designed the areas one and areas five and orrian spacecraft, this is wher
FOX News
Aug 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
this season in the nfl, and brett favre says he's retired and vick want a home, who does play sooner. >> bret has options. i'm not sure michael has options right now. i think there are a lot more terms interested in michael than they are letting on. >> dave: i want to talk about last super bowl, very entertaining, steelers-cardinals and who do you think goes back and who will we be watching in super bowl 44. >> in the nfc, a little more wide open, i look at the giant as a team that is reload and eli has the new deal, $97 million! >> dave: must be nice. >> million dollars, is must be really nice and i made 38 grand my reich year. >> dave: and now your son makes a little more than that, he was the second pick of the rams'. >> he picked up dinner this summer a couple of times actually, which was a refreshing change. >> dave: he was on our show talking about the pressure of being your son, and how do you weigh your role in terms of you want to pass on lessons you have learned, but you don't want to be overimposing. >> i always try to be back in the shadows. when it comes to his time. because it i
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 2:00am EDT
. bosworth said bret it takes too long to get going and it is too small. it is not too flexible, especially at the local level. that is a bigger problem when people are willing to pay you to buy buses but not to pay bus drivers, you can be in a situation where people are laying off bus drivers and a half an offer to buy buses and what do you do with that? that is multiplied overall. i don't think this was the optimal way to provide stimulus and offset the recession of state and local fiscal actions that are cyclical. we to exactly the wrong thing when we are raising our taxes and cutting our spending in a recession. on the other hand, a lot of it is happening. the most significant impact may be long-term, which is outside the range of stimulus. some of the money that is in here, not even the larger amount, will have a positive effect. for instance, i should have mentioned, i am on the metro board and the washington area and we are getting too good million dollars in investment funds that we desperately need for capital. we had $500 million and we are getting $200 million. we are cutting our
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